Which Roles Did Christian Bale Turn Down?

From American Psycho to Batman Begins to Vice, Christian Bale is a bonafide A-list star. But he missed out on plenty of huge roles along the way. So what were they?

Who else nearly landed Christian?

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Applied for U.S. citizenship in 2010 and received it in 2014.


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I spent about three weeks in Chicago last July doing night shoots [for Batman Begins (2005)]. It's a great city, but the humidity was tough under the Batsuit. Uh, it got a little bad. It's hot enough in the Batsuit, let alone in the Chicago heat.


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Often gains or loses weight for particular roles such as gaining muscle for the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Trilogy (Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012)), losing weight for The Machinist (...


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Christian Charles Philip Bale

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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